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Signed in 2004, this is looking like the best bargain of them all. Pujols has established himself as the best pure hitter in the game, helped lead the Cardinals to the World Series title in 2006. He won the 2005, '08 and '09 NL MVP awards and finished second in the voting for '06 and 2010.

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